ATLANTA — According to a new ranking from US News and World Report, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is ranked among the top pediatric hospitals in the nation.

The newly-released 2019-2020 ranking says that Children's has five specialties listed in the top 10 and two others listed in the top 20:

  • Nephrology #5
  • Gastroenterology and GI Surgery #5
  • Orthopedics #6
  • Aflac Cancer Center #8
  • Urology #10
  • Pulmonology and Lung Surgery #19
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery #19

The new report ranks hospitals for excellence in outcomes, program structures and national reputation in 10 pediatric specialties -- with the survey questions created and refined by experts in each field.

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“At Children’s, our high quality, specialized pediatric care is what sets us apart,” said Donna Hyland, President and CEO of Children’s. “We are proud of our incredible physicians and staff for achieving this national accomplishment. Our employees show up to work every day to fulfill our mission to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow.”

The new edition of "Best Children's Hospitals" is published online at


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